Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Lily Elsie – The Little Cherub – 1906 – The Play Pictorial

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Eric Loder – The Tatler – Wednesday 8th November 1939

 

Mrs. W. R. Hearst with Major Eric Loder at the Iridium Room, Manhattan Island

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Lily Elsie – The Dollar Princess (Rotary 4825 A)

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Lily Elsie – The Dollar Princess (Rotary 11533 B)

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Eric Loder – The Tatler – Wednesday 22nd April 1925

SOCIETY IN THE SUN AT LE TOUQUET

 

 

Mrs Montefiore and Mr. Eric Loder

 

Lady Meyer, Mrs. Eric Loder, Mrs. L. Cohen, and Georges Carpentier

 

Mrs. Eric Loder is a daughter of the Hoon. Eustace Fitzgerald, and her husband is a kinsman of Sir Giles Loder,

Lady Meyer is the wife of Sir. Frank Meyer, Bart., and was formally Miss Marjorie Seeley

The Tatler – Wednesday 22nd April 1925

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The Pelican – December 1915

 

NOVELISTS IN KHAKI.

Wonderful Story Book of “The Times” Red Cross Fund.

“Famous novelists serving in Majesty’s Forces.” These, and these alone, are the contributors to “The Times Red Cross Story Book. “ There is a story, and a good one, in that fact alone. We shall hope to hear it in full after the war.

Meanwhile, in this volume (published at ls. 6d. by Messrs. Hodder and Stoughton for The Times Red Cross Fund) there is ample evidence that their new experiences have not impaired but distinctly added to their skill in their craft. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, A. E. W. Mason. W. B. Maxwell, Compton Mackenzie, Barry Pain, lan Hay, among a brilliant array, give us of their best. One cannot hope, in the ordinary way, to get so splendid a collection of short stories within the boards of one book. And if any inducement were needed to buy, here it is – all the profits go to the British Red Cross Society.

Simply on its past reputation “Winter’s Pie” would be sure of a gleeful welcome by the public. But the “Pie” of 1915, which s now on sale, is even more tasty and nourishing than its predecessors – and it would be hard to give it warmer praise. Twenty leading writers and fifty of our best known artiste contribute the ingredients, all carefully selected and guaranteed first class. Puzzle – find a better shillingsworth. Play-goers cannot do without the Christmas number of “The Pelican” (6d.). They will find it full to the brim of amusing stories by their favourite entertainers, of whom an imposing array, headed by Sir George Alexander and Miss Irene Vanbrugh, appears on the contents list.

The neatest contribution is the one from Miss Gabrielle Ray, who wrote, “Dear Mr. Pelican. – I said I would tell you a story. As usual, I have left things till the last minute, and now you say I shall be too late if I don’t send it at once. Well, I just can’t. And so you see I have told you a story after all, haven’t I?”

 

The Weekly Dispatch, London – Sunday 5th December 1915

BOOKS, ETC. FOR REVIEW.

“The Pelican.”

The Christmas number of “The Pelican” follows its usual custom of opening its pages to stories by and portraits of large number of the best known actors and actresses on the London stage The nature of its contents is something of a curiosity, and the “yarns” of its contributors make interesting reading. Although a delinquent, Miss Gabrielle Ray neatly and briefly saves the situation thus: “Dear Mr. Pelican, I said I would tell you story. As usual, I have left things till the last minute, and now you say I shall be too late if I don’t send it at once. Well, I just can’t. And so you see I have told you a story after all, haven’t I”

 

The Middlesex Chronicle – Saturday 4th December 1915

THE PELECAN

The Christmas Number is, as usual, replete with lengthy series of storiettes, ny leading members of the theatrical profession, all being more or less in a humorous vein. The contributors include Sir George Alexander, Miss Irene Vanburgh,. Miss Gertie Millar, Lily Elsie, Mr. Seymour Hicks, Miss Gabrielle Ray, Miss Phyllis Dare, Mr. George Graves, and Mr. Haydn Coffin, and many instances portraits accompany the letterpresses matter. This number of the “Pelican” is quite a novelty, and is obtainable at the bookstalls at 6d.

 

The Grantham Journal – Saturday 4th December 1915

 

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Lily Elsie – The Dollar Princess (Rotary 11533 C)

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Old Gaiety Friends – The Weekly Dispatch – Sunday 12th September 1915

Old Gaiety Friends

 

The two former Gaiety stars, Mist July Elsie and Miss Gabrielle Ray, are both staying in town, and I met them at the same hotel. Miss Gabrielle Ray,

looking very much better than I have seen her for many weeks, was one of a large theatrical crowd lunching at the Carlton the other afternoon.

 

The Weekly Dispatch, Sunday 12th September 1915

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The Dollar Princess – Sheet Music – 1909

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Lily Elsie – The Dollar Princess (Rotary 11533 D)

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